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The Bargain Hunter Paradise at a Closing Art Store

by Ian Marshall on June 25, 2013
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Good fortune has fallen upon New York based artists looking for deals on art supplies. The Pratt Art Store (located at the corner of Myrtle and Emerson) will continue its outrageous liquidation sale, offering up art supplies at 80% off (!). Closing this Friday, June 28th (a full two days earlier than originally announced), a lot of the higher-end items have already been snatched up by more frugal shoppers, so don’t come looking bargain deals on Belgian linen or stretcher bars. Do come looking for paper, frames, and spray paint. Also, brown tempera paint, styrofoam balls, and a rainbow assortment of yarn. We took pictures of everything notable still in stock, so you know what you’ll be getting into at Pratt.

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I Guess Pratt Is Having an Art Store War?

by Leighann Morris on August 23, 2012
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Pratt students thought they had sufficient art supplies when the Pratt Store opened in 2005, but then, this March, Utrecht opened up one of its mammoth chain art supply stores just a few doors down. Since then, Utrecht has polarized the Pratt community, and some worry that it will run the Pratt Store out of business. We spoke with staff at both stores, and the local community, and man, have we got a scoop. Sort of.

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